Automotive Aftermarket – Interim GM

Interim General Manager - Operations

Automotive Aftermarket – Interim GM

25%
Capacity Increase
49%
Decrease in backlog
>47%
Increase supporting shipments of WIP
The Interim Executive completed several of the initiatives and made significant progress on the remaining initiatives. His involvement and leadership of these initiatives over sixteen weeks was integral to getting them completed.
Company Profile
Automotive Aftermarket
Position/Timeframe
Interim General Manager
> $100 million
Situation
Backlog accelerating faster than manufacturing capacity
Customer fill rate down
Excessive overtime and people burn out
Manufacturing facilities not cooperating and executing together
Implementation
Week 1 - Situational analysis completed
Week 2 - Refined initiatives with executive management
Week 3 - Began mitigating manufacturing bottlenecks and plan execution
Developed project plans and reporting dashboards with KPIs for all initiatives

Results

  • 25% Capacity Increase
  • 49% decrease in backlog
  • Developed functional working relationship between manufacturing facilities